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Should I write 36,751 million or millions?


I am confused between the two, can you help?

Should I write 8 hundreds or hundred and what's the difference?
 

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HardRock said:
Should I write 36,751 million or millions?


I am confused between the two, can you help?

Should I write 8 hundreds or hundred and what's the difference?

Write 36,751 million and 8 hundred.

The reason, 'milliom' and 'hundred' are adjectives. Adjectives do not take
plural -s. Also, there's a missing word, a noun, one speakers often leave out because it can be found in the context:

6 hundred dollars/people/books.
6 million dollars/people/books.

'dollars/people/books' are all nouns. It's those words that take the plural -s.

In short,

36,751 million dollars
8 hundred dollars

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If the number is not specific, you use the plural:
Millions of people...
100 million people...

;-)
 

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tdol said:
If the number is not specific, you use the plural:
Millions of people...
100 million people...

;-)

I'm not sure about 'specific', and even though it sounds fairly interesting--something to keep in mind, to me, it's a word's function which determines whether it takes plural -s or not:

Millions of people... ("Millions" functions as a noun. :D)
100 million people ('million' functions as an adjective. :D)

All the best, :D
 
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